[hackerspaces] Irving Texas student suspended for bringing a circuitry-control clock project to school

Joshua Pritt ramgarden at gmail.com
Wed Sep 16 13:27:37 CEST 2015

I am at a loss for words. We really do seem to be moving backwards.  I'm
reminded of the movie Idiocracy and worry that we are actually heading in
that direction.  How can we make sure to avoid that possible future?
On Sep 16, 2015 7:16 AM, "Glyn Kennington" <glyn at potatojunkie.co.uk> wrote:

> mindthegoat wrote:
> > The lack of replies here suggests everyone is completely lost for
> > words. In the UK we moan about our education system but you guys are
> > in so much trouble if your country is going so backward.
> >
> > Support Ahmed, the school and police are surely a lost cause.
> I'm reminded of something I read years ago, about a student being
> suspended for "hacking" after using "net send".  That was also in Texas.
> http://yro.slashdot.org/story/04/01/07/1713236/8th-grader-suspended-for-using-net-send-command
> It looks like this time round, the police were involved and demonstrated
> a similar lack of clue.
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